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The Applied Exercise and Sport Science option allows students to develop an academic experience designed to meet very specific career goals that are not met by one of the other three options.
Curriculum requirements for the four-year program are listed below:
Baccalaureate Core Requirements (48)
17 of the 48 credits required in the baccalaureate core may be fulfilled by courses in the Applied Exercise and Sport Science option.
Applied Exercise and Sport Science Option Courses (53–60)
EXSS 131. Introduction to Exercise and Sport Science (1)a
EXSS 307. Seminar (Sect. 2, Pre-Internship) (1)
EXSS 312. *Sociocultural Dimensions of Physical Activity (3)
EXSS 322. Anatomical Kinesiology (4)
EXSS 323. Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise (4)
EXSS 324. Exercise Physiology (4)
EXSS 325. Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription (2)
EXSS 333, EXSS 334. Exercise and Sport Science Practicum (2,2,)b
EXSS 370. Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (3)
EXSS 381. ^Analysis of Critical Issues in Exercise and Sport Science (3)
EXSS 410. Internship (9–15)
EXSS 411. Movement Skill Learning and Control (3)
EXSS 444. Adapted Physical Activity (4)
Additional EXSS course work (9)c
Supporting Courses (27)
The courses taken in the Applied Option Courses and Supporting Courses should be integrated into a coherent program based on the goals of the student and should be planned and agreed on by the student and the student's academic advisor. The program of study must be approved by one of the school co-directors.
Science and Social Science Courses (49–51)
CH 121. General Chemistry (5)
CH 122. *General Chemistry (5)
and CH 123. *General Chemistry (5)
or CH 130. General Chemistry of Living Systems (4)
CH 231, CH 232, CH 233. *General Chemistry (4,4,4)
and CH 261, CH 262, CH 263. *Laboratory for Chemistry 231, 232, 233 (1,1,1)
H 100. Introduction to Public Health (4)
H 220. Introduction to Health Data Analysis (3)
or ST 351. Introduction to Statistical Methods (4)
or ST 201. Principles of Statistics (4)
MTH 112. *Elementary Functions (4)
NUTR 240. Human Nutrition (3)
or NUTR 225. General Human Nutrition (3)
PH 201. *General Physics (5)
PSY 201. *General Psychology (3)
Z 331, Z 332, Z 333. Human Anatomy and Physiology (3,3,3)
Z 341, Z 342. Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab (2,2)
Courses listed under Applied EXSS Option Courses, Supporting Courses, and Science and Social Science Courses must be taken in the normal grading basis, A–F, except for EXSS 131, which is graded P/N.
Students must select additional electives to complete a total of 180 credits required for the bachelor’s degree.
a Recommended course
b It is strongly recommended that students also take EXSS 335.
c EXSS 131 may be used to satisfy 1 of these 9 credits.
* Baccalaureate Core Course
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)